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Cost of Living
The overall cost of care for a community is influenced by the destination in which it is located. Monthly, the median rent in Glendale is about $1,082 and the median home value for Glendale is around $180,347. The rent burden for Glendale is about 19.1% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Glendale, 20.3% live in poverty, 12.6% have some form of disability, 14.0% do not have health insurance, and 62.5% participate in the labor force. Of the population of Glendale 21.4% have a college degree, 28.2% have a high-school diploma, and 7.5% have a graduate degree. Glendale has a population density of 1,601 people per square mile. The total population of Glendale consists of 246,709 people. Out of the total city population, 51.0% are female and 49.0% are male. The median age of Glendale is 34 years old. In Glendale, 8.1% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Demographically, Glendale is 78.2% white, 6.2% black, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 4.3% Asian, 5.3% other or not specified, 4.2% mixed race, 1.6% Native American, and 37.3% Hispanic.
An overview of Arizona
The state of Arizona has a cost of living index of 97.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 96.9 and a housing index rating of 91.7. Arizona is ranked 34th in quality of life and 23rd in healthcare. There are 96 general hospitals and 153 health centers that provide care for 7,296,554 Arizona residents. Verde Valley Medical Center, Flagstaff Medical Center, and Mayo Clinic Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Residents of Arizona enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 33rd in the United States.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religion, 34% of Arizona residents attend religious services among the 4,673 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-26%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Arizona there are 67 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 49% of Arizona residents voted Republican and 45% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, Arizona ranks 11th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In Arizona, 30% of the population is over the age of 55.The median age in the state is 38.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the summer rises to around 81F.Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 112F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 34F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 46F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 75F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 11F during the month of December. On average, the state receives 1.04 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 4.92 inches. The average air quality index rating in Arizona is 49.9 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 65.5 AQI. Arizona experiences an average humidity rating of about 39%.The highest monthly average humidity rating is 61% in the month of January. While residents of Arizona mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Arizona can include earthquakes (moderate) and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Arizona
The state of Arizona has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of desert flowers, spruce, jojoba, and juniper. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the gray fox, the black-tailed jackrabbit, the white pelican, or the chuckwalla. The state animal of Arizona is the the ringtail cat.